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“Awesome Ice cream”

Ciao Cafe' Italian Gelato & Bar
Ranked #1 of 3 Dessert in Tobago
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations
Bangor, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Awesome Ice cream”
Reviewed January 7, 2013

This little cafe is like a calm oasis in the middle of Scarborough! They serve beer, coffee, tea, milkshakes, sandwiches, pasta, and some of the best ice cream I have ever had! With the heat in south Tobago this is a very welcome pit stop!

Visited June 2012
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New York City, New York
Level 3 Contributor
10 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Nice place but BAD location”
Reviewed December 27, 2012

Great Gelato,fresh pizza and smily owner ,but i cant say that this is a place that you would like to spend your entire night,i felt very unsafe,lots of clochard all around, and a very bad dirty smell on the outside area,the bathroom need a lot of Help,my bill was 70 us$ for a solo meal. . . . kind of too much.
F.C.

  • Visited December 2012
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MrCiao03, Owner at Ciao Cafe' Italian Gelato & Bar, responded to this review, December 31, 2012
Thank you Frank C for your review and we are glad that you appreciate our food. We look at the critics to improve ourself inorder to give the best. We are sorry for your experience of “not feel safe” but we are here for a decade and all has been well. Actually most of our guests enjoy the character of the town, what you called clochard around is a local car wash…people sitting have a meal or a drink while getting their cars washed, they do not bother anyone. We are not on the tourist side, but in Tobago, Scarborough is the city and if you want to see the soul of Tobago, its here. As for our bathroom, it may not be marble but it is in tone with the building; simple and clean.
As to your solo bill, Im sure depends on what you had, our prices are really clear on the menu, our average price pizzas are 10/12 us$ and pastas are 8/10 us$ still far from 70 us$... No hidden charges.
As earlier thank you for your criticism, we look forward to focus on our guest and thank you to stop by.
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Bothell, Washington
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Made our vacation...”
Reviewed December 21, 2012

After having an iffy stay at our hotel with their cafe insanely overpriced, we decided to try something we knew would hit home for us. Pizza. We have gone here 6 times out of our 10 day stay in Tobago and will even be going again after I write this review! We have tried numerous kindsof pizza, my favorite was sex on the beach.... close behind pizza Luigi (with chicken)... I've also explored over to the gelato and bar cafe. Their gelato is to die for! The tiramisu is delicious as well as their fruit flavors. The pina coladas are delicious and exceptionally delicious on Mondays and Thursday's when they are on special! We also had the chicken sandwich and it was good, we originally ordered the chicken panning but we were served the sandwich, but it was good. My husband tried their carrot cake.... while it was good, it was fairly dry until the middle. Staff is very nice and friendly. Oh and you must try the tiramisu dessert on the pizza side, yum!!!

  • Visited December 2012
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Copenhagen, Denmark
Level 6 Contributor
188 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 352 helpful votes
“Delicious Ice cream”
Reviewed September 30, 2012

This café was suggested to us by our driver. What a good tip! Here you can find homemade Italian style ice cream, which is absolutely delicious. The lady behind the counter was a bit grumpy, hence the four stars, but I suppose it was the scorching heat. It’s worth a visit if you are visiting Scarborough.

Visited September 2012
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Tobago
Level 4 Contributor
27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Best pizza in Tobago”
Reviewed September 22, 2012

in the heart of downtown Scarborough - a streetside cafe with the best thin crust Italian pizzas on Tobago. Bustling.

Visited September 2012
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